SEMINAR IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ART SPECIALIZATION: CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΦΡΟΝΤΙΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΣΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ: ΚΛΑΣΙΚΗ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / SEMINAR IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ART SPECIALIZATION: CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
CodeΑΚΛ901
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600019205

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2020-2021

Registered students: 24
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ARCΗAIOLOGIAS KAI ISTORIAS TĪS TECΗNĪSYPOCΗREŌTIKO EIDIKEUSĪS FRONTISTĪRIOWinter/Spring-7

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600244048
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΑΚΛ151 INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
  • ΑΡΧ151 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES
  • ΑΚΛ651 CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY: ARCHITECTURE AND TOWN PLANNING
  • ΑΚΛ652 CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY: SCULPTURE
  • ΑΚΛ653 CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY: POTTERY
Learning Outcomes
In the context of the seminar the students will (1) become familiar with the methodology of academic research (2) learn the various kinds of sources and evaluate them (3) become familiar with the academic ethics of scholarly writing (4) learn to compose and verify written assignments (5) practise their skills to present orally their ideas and arguments (6) prepare to present and teach topics on Classical antiquity
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of the seminar is for students to become acquainted with both issues of importance to modern research and the methods employed in the study of the various subject matters in Classical Archaeology. Each seminar course examines different topics in Classical antiquity, such as spatial planning, the development and organisation of sanctuaries, burial practices, the evolution of architecture, sculpture, pottery production, large-scale painting, metalworking, miniature art, numismatics, questions on the interpretation of political and social structures, issues of economic and social organisation, the relations of Greeks and Romans with other peoples, the blending of Greek and Roman elements with local traditions, etc. Students would study Greek and foreign language bibliography, use digital sources and learn to compose and present orally academic projects. In addition, they would have the opportunity to delve into particular issues associated with the seminar topics through visits to archaeological sites and museums as well as exercises conducted at the Casts Museum collections in the Department of Archaeology, School of History and Acrhaeology.For this year the seminar will focus on the study of the archaeological data of significant cities of Macedonia from the time of its conquest by the Romans and its transformation into a Province of Rome onwards. Students who attend the course are expected to obtain specialized knowledge on the archaeology of Roman Macedonia and become familiar with the writing of relevant essays.
Keywords
Classical Archaeology, sources, bibliography, composition, criticism, plagiarism, presentation, archaeological sites, monuments, museums, Casts Museum, collections
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Both power-point and the AUTH e-leaning platform are used. Communication through emails.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures15
Reading Assigment75
Tutorial60
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities15
Written assigments45
Total210
Student Assessment
Description
Evaluation of students is based on a written essay and its oral presentation (80%), as well as their participation in the examination of topics presented during the course(20%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Other / Others (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Η βιβλιογραφία προσδιορίζεται ανάλογα με τη θεματική του φροντιστηρίου. Bibliography is adjusted according to the topic of the seminar.
Additional bibliography for study
Η βιβλιογραφία προσδιορίζεται ανάλογα με τη θεματική του φροντιστηρίου. Bibliography is adjusted according to the topic of the seminar.
Last Update
20-11-2023